How to use this Directory
Welcome to the Irish Fishing Guides and Instructors Directory. Here you will find contact details of all the ghillies, fishing guides and instructors for both flyfishing and coarse angling in Ireland. Where casting instruction is offered this is noted.
The Directory is laid out on a County by County basis. It can be navigated using the drop down menu or from the list of counties on this page. Listed are both formally qualified instructors and ghillies (guides), some of whom may offer casting lessons as well as a guiding service. Those who hold a qualification or are a member of a professional organisation will have this noted in their listing.
The following qualifications may be held by angling instructors;
- AGPAI Ireland – Association of Professional Game Angling Instructors of Ireland
- GAIA – Game Angling Instructors’ Association
- STANIC – Salmon and Trout Association National Instructors Certificate
The following qualifications may be held by angling guides;
- CERT – Advanced Marine and Countryside Guides Certificate
- NAG – National Angling Guide Certificate (OCN Level 3)
Links to the listings: